Roland and Ruth Rockwell provide four awards of $1000 each year for teachers selected for their contribution to the UW-Madison field experience program. Please take the time to nominate an outstanding cooperating teacher in your school that has served the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) pre-service teachers. Cooperating teachers may be nominated by their administrators, peers, university faculty and supervisors or former student teachers.
The Roland and Ruth Rockwell Awards give you an opportunity to bring recognition to a cooperating teacher who has demonstrated:
exemplary teaching ability by establishing an environment that instills a desire for students to learn, bringing enthusiasm into the classroom, and putting into practice quality and successful teaching techniques, methods, and goals.
long-term commitment to their students, the profession of teaching, and their student teachers.
effective mentoring of student teachers by modeling and transmitting skills, professional attitudes, and the love of the profession to the next teaching generation.
See additional information on the nomination process. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 11, 2016.